Colombian Criminals

Rank the Most Wicked Colombian Criminals

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Pablo Escobar
(Colombian Drug Lord)
Pablo Escobar
Birthdate: December 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rionegro
Died: December 2, 1993

A notorious Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar was the founder and leader of the infamous Medellín Cartel. His drug cartel monopolized the cocaine trade into the United States and he became one of the wealthiest criminals ever in history. Dubbed "The King of Cocaine", he left behind a controversial legacy upon his death at the age of 44.

Griselda Blanco
(Colombian Drug Lady of the Medellín Cartel)
Griselda Blanco
Birthdate: February 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cartagena, Colombia
Died: September 3, 2012
Griselda Blanco, also known as La Madrina and the Black Widow, was the first billionaire female drug lord. As part of the Medellin Cartel, she smuggled cocaine from Colombia into Miami, New York, and Southern California. She spent 15 years in jail and was shot dead by an unidentified motorcyclist.
Carlos Lehder
(Drug Lord)
Carlos Lehder
Birthdate: September 7, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Armenia, Colombia

German-Colombian drug kingpin Carlos Lehder, co-founder of the Medellín Cartel, which smuggled cocaine into the U.S., formed the Muerte a Secuestradores, to fight against the kidnappings of his cartel members. He escaped from the kidnappers but spent a 33-year sentence in the U.S., following which he was released.

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Fabio Ochoa Vásquez
(Former Key Member of 'Medellín Cartel', Serving 30-Year Prison Term in the US)
Fabio Ochoa Vásquez
Birthdate: May 2, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

Fabio Ochoa Vásquez gained notoriety as a key member of the highly-organized Medellín cocaine trafficking cartel. Fabio served short prison-term in Columbia but was later arrested again and extradited to the US where he was convicted of conspiracy, trafficking, and cocaine distribution and sentenced to 30-years in prison. He is presently serving the term in federal prison in Jesup, GA.  

Luis Garavito
(Murder Convict Who Received the Lengthiest Sentence in the History of Colombia)
Luis Garavito
Birthdate: January 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Génova

Colombian serial-killer, rapist, necrophile, pederast and child-molester Luis Garavito confessed in October 1999 that he tortured, raped, mutilated and killed 147 minors. He received the lengthiest sentence in the history of Colombia, being sentenced to 1,853 years and 9 days in prison. He is serving his sentence, which was eventually reduced to 22 years, in a maximum-security prison in Valledupar.  

Diego Murillo Bejarano
(Former Leader of the 'United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia' Paramilitary Group)
Diego Murillo Bejarano
Birthdate: February 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tuluá, Colombia

Diego Murillo Bejarano is a former gangster who led the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia as well as the Office of Envigado cartel. He is also known for his association with Pablo Escobar and the Galeano family. Murillo has been played by actors like Carlos Velásquez and Mauricio Cujar in TV series. He was portrayed by Cujar on Netflix series Narcos.